KC has a robust banking industry, which in whole accounts for 12.5 percent of the region’s economy.
Many of these banks are headquartered in the Kansas City region. Major players like H&R Block Inc., the world’s largest tax services provider, and American Century Investment Services Inc., a leading investment manager with a 50+ year history, call Kansas City home. Other widely recognized companies include Commerce Bank, with more than 50 branches in the region, UMB Bank and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc.
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Discover the history of Kansas City’s roots in financial services, and learn how it has grown into a strong and flourishing trade today.